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Amazon and Its Friends

3 hours 25 min ago
Amazon has busted up the traditional publishing system and done more to widen access to books than anything since the invention of the mass-market paperback. It is the reader’s best buddy. Or is it?

Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits

January 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
New solar-plant technology can store and use the sun’s heat for energy even after sunset, but the coming expiration of federal tax credits has put further construction of such facilities in doubt.

In Vino Veritas. In Napa, Deceit.

January 24, 2015 - 9:00pm
Jeffry Hill is accused of passing off wine from surrounding counties as a Napa Valley product and of stealing the grapes of another winery. His company has filed for bankruptcy and is being shut.

Jeb Bush Sounds Sympathetic Note for Immigrants

January 23, 2015 - 9:00pm
The speech was the first offered by Jeb Bush since he announced he was actively exploring a run for the presidency, and it focused on traditional conservative positions and avoided specifics.

Daily Kos Founder Considering Run For Congress

January 23, 2015 - 2:41pm
Representative Barbara Lee of California may not wind up as our woman in Havana, but when she does leave Congress, there may be a nationally known liberal waiting to run for her seat: Markos Moulitsas.

In San Diego, Art Is a Laughing Matter

January 23, 2015 - 1:00pm
Today, the city’s Museum of Contemporary Art opens “Laugh-in,” a show featuring artists who incorporate comedic elements into their work.

Reading the Tea Leaves: More Fund-Raisers by Clinton Allies

January 23, 2015 - 8:30am
When will Hillary Clinton announce her long-awaited presidential campaign? One guess can be found in a new round of fund-raisers being organized by Ready for Hillary, the super PAC founded to organize grassroots supporters and potential donors for a...